This edition of The book of common prayer is sometimes referred to as The prayer book of Edward VI. It is one of several editions printed in 1549, two others having been issued by Grafton himself, three by Edward Whitchurch, and one (in Worcester) by John Oswen
Colophon: Excusum Londini, in aedibus Richardi Graftoni Regii Impressoris. Mense Iunii. M.D.xlix
Signatures: [fleuron]¹⁰ A-R⁸ S-T⁶.
Signature statement given by ESTC omits the gathering signed with a fleuron
Title printed in red and black within woodcut architectural border
Benton, J.H. The Book of common prayer
STC (2nd ed)
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in ca. 19th-century brown goatskin paneled in blind and gilt. Armorial bookplate of the Reverend John Frederick Watkinson Bullock. Motto of Mildmay Fane ("Solus Deus p[ro]tector meus. W:") inscribed at head of title page. Some marginal annotations and underlines. Early/contemporary inscription on Q6v.
No copyright page found. No pagination.
Grafton, Richard, -1572? printer; Cranmer, Thomas, 1489-1556, editor; Westmorland, Mildmay Fane, Earl of, 1601-1666, former owner; Bullock, J.F.W., former owner